On the Trails: Owl encounters

...Having often heard their "who cooks for you" back in the Midwest, I was certain that this was the familiar call. I mentioned...owl was rather unusual for Juneau.Long ago, back in the Midwest, I often operated a set of mist-nets to capture (and release...
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...horizontal drilling infrastructure would itself have been in jeopardy. Indeed at this time, existing U.S. refineries in the Midwest and along the Gulf Coast, which are configured to process heaver (imported) crude from Mexico, Venezuela and Canada, continue...
Kodiak's Thomet places 15th at national meet

...took place across the country in the Midwest (Kenosha, Wisconsin), Northeast...state)1. 15:03 Grant Fisher, SR, Midwest, Grand Blanc H.S., Grand Blanc MI2. 15:12 Olin Hacker, SR, Midwest, Madison West H.S., Madison WI3...
Hermes hits the big 100

...I'd been living on flat land my whole life before. I knew right away that I was gonna stay and teach school there."In the Midwest, Hermes taught at small schools in small towns. Her first teaching job was in a one-room school where she was teacher...
Kenai's Ostrander wins Nike Cross Nationals

...Foot Locker Cross Country Championships is comprised of four regional 5K races, which took place across the country in the Midwest (Kenosha, Wisconsin.), Northeast (Bronx, New York) and South (Charlotte, North Carolina) on November 29, and the...
Recent Alaska books of 49 Writers, this coming-of-age novel focuses on a mother and her two daughters who have moved from the Midwest to Alaska. Though it is fiction, the story was inspired by the author's own experience arriving by Bush plane to live on...
Mastodons long gone from the north

...are today. Mastodons endured farther south until about 10,000 years ago. Researchers know this from bones found in the midwest and near Puget Sound.Mastodons differ from woolly mammoths - which hung around much longer in Alaska and Yukon - in their...
Sports on TV

AUTO RACING10 a.m., ESPN - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, AAA 400, at Dover, Del.Noon, ESPN2 - NHRA, Midwest Nationals, at Madison, Ill. (same-day tape)GOLF3 a.m., NBC - Ryder Cup, final day matches, at Perthshire, ScotlandNoon...
Cold snap felt across Rockies, Midwest

HELENA, Mont. - A wintry storm pushing through the Rockies and Midwest is bringing bitterly cold temperatures and treacherous driving conditions blamed in at least six deaths as it threatens crops as...
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

...this election campaign."Illinois Democrats are fighting to keep control of one of the party's last strongholds in the Midwest. Gov. Pat Quinn, with backing from labor unions, has hit his wealthy Republican rival repeatedly for earlier statements...


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